The Patriots thanked health care workers from across New England Sunday morning at an airport sendoff for 76 frontline employees who boarded the team’s plane and flew to watch Tom Brady play in Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida.
Patriots President Jonathan Kraft was joined by team captain Matthew Slater and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker at Logan International Airport in Boston for a short event held before the plane took off around 10:00 a.m.
Baker recalled how the last time he was at the airport hangar, it was last year, during the pandemic’s first surge in the United States. Patriots owner Robert Kraft had offered up the plane’s services to help fly much-needed personal protective equipment he’d purchased from China to Massachusetts.
“I’m thrilled to be back here today because today the Kraft family and the Patriots and the NFL are saying thank you to so many of our health care workers who have carried a tremendous burden of servicing, taking care of and…
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